The Pelican Club, New Orleans, LA Report #142

If I had to rank my favorite restaurants in New Orleans this place would easily be in the top 5.  Everything here is excellent. Right now they are still running their Coolinary Menu, which is a three course meal, appetizer, entrée and dessert, with various options, for $39.  They also have a four course prix… Continue reading The Pelican Club, New Orleans, LA Report #142

Brennan’s, New Orleans, LA Report #125

  The last time I ventured into the French Quarter to dine at a fine New Orleans restaurant I had a less than good experience (Report #100), so I figured I’d give it another try.  This time the results were MUCH better! “Breakfast at Brennan’s” is a world famous New Orleans tradition. They have several… Continue reading Brennan’s, New Orleans, LA Report #125

Palace Café, New Orleans, LA Report #106

  This restaurant is run by a member of the famous, New Orleans Brennan restaurant family.  It’s located on Canal Street, which happens to be the widest street in the United States, and the very western edge of the French Quarter.  The place is beautiful inside.  At night you can’t miss the huge yellow and… Continue reading Palace Café, New Orleans, LA Report #106

Antoine’s Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #100

For my 100th report I decided to go somewhere special.  It was also my anniversary weekend, so I decided to bring my wife along with me.  What could be more special than the oldest continually operating restaurant in America?  Antoine’s it was. When the now world famous Café Du Monde opened and started selling beignets… Continue reading Antoine’s Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #100

Sassafras Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #87

Before I started blogging I used to give short restaurant reports on Facebook.  People kept telling me I should start a blog, so for the first time in my life I listened to people.  Back then, I went to this restaurant.  I reported about it on Facebook and commented on how good the food was… Continue reading Sassafras Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #87

The Red Maple, Gretna, LA Report #81

  When you look at this place from the street you first notice it’s huge.  Looks like an apartment complex.  But inside it’s beautiful.  When you walk in through the dining entrance you enter a little courtyard with a bridge over a waterfall and pond.  Once inside you’ll feel like you’re in some lodge up… Continue reading The Red Maple, Gretna, LA Report #81

Café 615, Home of Da Wabbit, Gretna, LA Report #40

Today was my birthday and my daughter treated me to dinner.  When she asked where I wanted to go Da Wabbit immediately came to mind.  Why?  I have no idea.  But Da Wabbit is always a great choice. This place dates back to 1949 when it was a drive-in.  It’s now a really good restaurant… Continue reading Café 615, Home of Da Wabbit, Gretna, LA Report #40